COVID-19 Bed Model

NEW: COVID-19 Predictive Bed Model and Situation Reporting now available

Background to the Bed Model

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are providing this COVID-19 Bed Model and Situation Report free of charge for all hospital and healthcare staff worldwide that require access to it. COVID-19 will result in unprecedented surges in demand for hospital and critical care resources. We are trying to help hospitals quantify these surges and prepare accordingly.


How it works

The COVID-19 Predictive Activity and Bed Model helps hospitals to prepare for the COVID-19 escalation response.

By bringing together global data, the COVID-19 Bed Model allows users to make assumptions on the volume of predicted cases, ED attendance, admissions, discharges, hospital and ICU bed requirements and deaths. Predicted activity and bed requirements can be compared to available capacity. The model gives hospitals a picture of the likely scale of the pandemic and provides insight as to when resources will need to be significantly scaled up and down.

Predictive accuracy

While we will continuously monitor the predictive accuracy of the model, information relating to COVID-19 is changing rapidly, and we cannot accurately predict future changes to certain assumptions used. Individual users will have to change these inputs based on their own research and local hospital information.


Requesting access

To request access, please fill in the application form below. The information provided, including your email address, must be related to the hospital or healthcare organisation you work for. Applications containing public web mail addresses (e.g. Gmail, Hotmail/Outlook, Yahoo, Yandex, etc) will not be accepted. Your information will be used solely for validating your application and will not be used or kept for marketing purposes.

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